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Water use and production of a greenhouse pepper crop under optimum and limited water supply.

Fecha de publicación:
3 de enero de 2005

Sweet pepper, grown from autumn to spring, is a major crop in greenhouse vegetable production systems of the Mediterranean coast in south-eastern Spain. Irrigation water is limited in this region, yet little information is available to assist in irrigation management at farm and regional levels. The aim of this work was to determine crop evapo-transpiration, water-use efficiency and the effect of continuous water deficits on crop growth and production of pepper grown in plastic greenhouses in two growing seasons. Three irrigation treatments were applied T1, watered with 100% of estimated ...